Detention (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  13 April 2012 (USA)
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As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Logan Stalarow ...
Taylor's Little Brother
Taylor's Mom
Male News Reporter
Riley's Dad / Doug Jones
Hipster Thief
Marco Garcia ...
Joseph Keane ...
Metro (as Joe Keane)
Jock Kid (as Percy Daggs)
Billy Nolan
Toby T. (as Marque Richardson II)


This comedy/horror movie centers about a group of teens who go to Grizzly Lake High School. When one of their classmates is killed by someone dressed up as 'Cinderhella' (a character from a popular horror movie), they all fall under suspicion, but when they all get detention, they try to work out who it is. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, crude and sexual content, nudity, language, some teen drinking and drug use | See all certifications »

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13 April 2012 (USA)  »

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Castigo Sangriento  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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[first lines]
Taylor Fisher: I'm Taylor Fisher and I'm a bitch - beauty, intelligence, talent, charisma, hoobastank.
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Crazy Credits

Just past six minutes into the film, cast and crew names appear on, and replace the names of, various brand products, while also appearing in or on various items such as broken plaster, money, toilet paper, an iPod, a door placard, a school jacket, a fire alarm, etc. See more »


References Bloodsucking Freaks (1976) See more »


Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
Performed by C.C. Music Factory
Written by Robert Clivillés and Freedom Williams
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Fun, fast-paced and just good fun !
30 July 2012 | by (U.K) – See all my reviews

Saw this film not really expecting too much but boy was I in for a good time. Its fun, fast paced and never takes its self too seriously. I found the cast to be engaging and enjoyable to watch, with possibly the exception of Dane Cook but that guy just irks me anyway.The effects may have lacked a certain ''Hollywood'' polish but did the trick just fine and in my opinion complimented the feel of the movie well. There are lots of riffs and references to other movies/actors, trying to spot them all just adds to the overall entertainment value. Certainly requires more than one viewing to take it all in.

There are a lot worse ways to kill an hour and a half.

See it for yourself.

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